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Atari 8-bit Computer Manuals

Manuals for the Atari 8-Bit Computer Family, including the 400, 800, 800XL and 800XE, and related products.

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joystick 90
press 71
atari 64
Atari 52
Atari 8-bit 52
Atari 800 52
Atari 400 48
APX 45
game 44
program 37
computer 35
disk drive 34
enemy 31
screen 31
800 26
disk 26
cartridge 24
Atari Program Exchange 21
XE 21
XL 20
cassette 20
software 19
8-bit 18
fire button 18
warranty 18
player 17
key 16
8 bit 15
Program 15
Exchange 14
points 14
button 13
energy 13
score 13
select 12
ship 12
synapse 12
Atari manual 11
cursor 11
synapse software 11
controller 10
diskette 10
fire 10
joystick button 10
commodore 9
computer programs 9
destroy 9
fuel 9
pressing 9
program recorder 9
space bar 9
apx 8
command 8
level 8
manual 8
programs 8
ttie 8
Computer 7
MECC 7
atari manual 7
character 7
commands 7
option 7
ships 7
skill level 7
switch 7
vou 7
activision 6
altitude 6
apx computer 6
atari basic 6
ball 6
bonus 6
educational software 6
file 6
instruction manual 6
interactive 6
interactive fiction 6
label side 6
mission 6
monster 6
monsters 6
1982 5
400 5
Manual 5
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium 5
appendix 5
attack 5
color 5
combat 5
demo 5
display 5
dos 5
gun 5
instruction 5
laser 5
map 5
missile 5
missiles 5
power 5
race 5
red button 5
room 5
sample transcript 5
sector 5
sectors 5
select key 5
shield 5
space 5
start key 5
treasure 5
treasures 5
armor 4
atari computer 4
cassette recorder 4
center 4
chopper 4
data 4
displayed 4
drive 4
evil 4
floor 4
helicopter 4
high score 4
icon 4
ihc 4
joystick controller 4
keyboard 4
landing 4
magic 4
move 4
ond 4
option screen 4
ore 4
planet 4
press start 4
release lever 4
rhe 4
shoot 4
sirius 4
skill 4
spider 4
spy 4
switch box 4
sword 4
tank 4
tape 4
tape counter 4
tne 4
tor 4
unit 4
user instructions 4
version 4
wave 4
weapons 4
Atari game 3
Excalibur 3
FORTH programming language 3
King Arthur 3
LJK 3
PILOT programming language 3
TRS-80 3
WE CAN 3
aircraft 3
alien 3
arc 3
arcade 3
base 3
blaster 3
cable 3
cardboard box 3
cartridge door 3
castle 3
characters 3
computer program 3
creatures 3
crew 3
data cord 3
dungeon 3
encounter 3
enemy ships 3
energy level 3
enter 3
equipment 3
fig-FORTH 3
flight 3
flying 3
fortress 3
galactic 3
game play 3
glass jar 3
gnome 3
gome 3
hardware accessories 3
joystick handle 3
joystick left 3
lhe 3
light gun 3
load 3
maze 3
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Atari 1050 Disk Drive Owner's Guide (1982)(Atari)
Topics: disk, atari, diskette, drive, diskettes, connector, magnetic, dos, equipment, serial, disk drive,...
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Atari 400 Owners Guide (1980)(Atari)
Topics: atari, computer, cartridge, switch, antenna, labeled, connect, insert, plug, power, switch box,...
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SpartaDOS Construction Set (1985)(ICD)
Topics: command, spartados, file, atari, dos, directory, version, diskette, chapter, commands, atari dos,...
Atari XC12 Program Recorder Owner's Manual (1986)(Atari)
Topics: cassette, tape, program, atari, equipment, press, television, interference, programs, tabs,...
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Atari 800 Owners Guide (1981)(Atari)
Topics: atari, computer, program, switch, cartridge, graphics, key, puter, programs, characters, switch...
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Atari 1200XL Owners Guide (1982)(Atari)
Topics: atari, computer, program, switch, puter, keyboard, cursor, key, cable, screen, switch box, word...
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R-Time-8 SDCS Supplement (1985)(ICD)
Topics: spartados, disk, command, dos, handler, atari, chapter, commands, hard, diskette, hard disk, atari...
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Atari Game Manual: mule
Topics: lor, smithore, plot, land, joystick, mule, plots, crystite, auction, game, joystick button,...
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Atari valFORTH Documentation
Topics: dup, screen, command, swap, display, screens, val, color, editor, endif, video editor, display...
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Attack at EP-CYG-4 (1982)(Romox)(US)
Topics: controller, tartillian, ship, targeting, shields, cursor, attack, defect, oft, pressing, targeting...
Cassette Operating System - COS (1983)(Alpha Systems)
Topics: cassette, program, file, disk, press, option, backup, load, atari, loader, loader program, cassette...
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Computer Chess (1979)(Atari)(US)
Topics: computer, chess, joystick, press, key, cursor, level, piece, atari, move
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Crystal Castles (1984)(Atari)(US)
Topics: bentley, gem, atari, points, crystal, castles, castle, magic, press, eaters, gem eaters, magic hat,...
Atari 1200XL Home Computer Owner's Guide (1982)(Atari)
Topics: atari, computer, program, switch, puter, key, keyboard, cursor, cable, screen, switch box, word...
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SpartaDOS Construction Set (1985)(ICD)[notes]
Topics: spartados, disk, files, atari, rename, file, dos, binary, newsletter, menu
Atari 810 Disk Drive Owners Guide (1981)(Atari)
Topics: atari, disk, drive, diskette, program, diskettes, computer, printer, data, magnetic, disk drive,...
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Centipede (1982)(Atari)(US)
Topics: bug, centipede, spider, mushroom, blaster, controller, joystick, segment, cartridge, frenzied, bug...
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Dig Dug (1982)(Atari)(US)
Topics: dug, monster, monsters, pooka, fygar, rocks, joystick, veggies, dig dug
Atari Game Manual: F15 Strike Eagle
Atari 1010 Program Recorder Owner's Guide (1982)(Atari)
Topics: program, tape, cassette, atari, press, computer, equipment, rewind, programs, television,...
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Carnival Massacre (1983)(Thorn EMI)(GB)
Topics: passengers, carnival, ferris, massacre, coil, displayed, wheels, player, butcher, cartridge, coil...
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Diskey (1982)(Adventure International)
Topics: file, sector, disk, routine, sectors, diskey, routines, directory, byte, map, disk map, sector map,...
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by Allan B.
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APX Atari Program Exchange Sketchpad
Topics: APX, Atari, Program, Exchange, 800, XE, XL, Sketchpad, Manual, 8-bit
Atari 410 Program Recorder Owner's Guide (1983)(Atari)
Topics: atari, program, cassette, tape, press, computer, programs, gram, recorder, data, program recorder,...
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Disk Wizard (1982)(CAP Software)
Topics: disk, sector, program, backup, sectors, display, data, wizard, enter, drive, disk wizard, reading...
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An information packet that Atari Corp. sent to Atari users groups circa 1983.
Topics: Atari, Atari 8-bit, users groups
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Atari Game Manual: Zorro
Topics: joystick, zorro, datasoft, game, bonus, press, screen, objects, cassette
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Crossbow (1988)(Atari)(US)
Topics: points, evil, danger, tne, shoot, path, creatures, safely, adventurers, voracious, light gun, map...
Atari Game Manual: Kennedy Approach
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Barnyard Blaster (1987)(Atari)(US)
Topics: atari, barnyard, gopher, critters, blaster, shooting, bonus, game, screen, light gun, gun
Atari Game Manual: Murder On The Zinderneuf
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Alpha Shield (1983)(Sirius Software)(US)
Topics: alpherion, alpha, base, shields, shield, assault, sirius, storage, missiles, energy, alpha shield,...
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Basketball (1979)(Atari)(US)
Topics: description, plav, ftfl, controllers, basketball
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Icepik Users Guide (1983)(ICECO)
Topics: icepic, printer, icegraf, program, dump, programs, esc, atari, dos, driver, joystick port, low...
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An early version of Atari's guide to submitting programs to Atari Program Exchange (APX). A later edition of this guide is at https://archive.org/details/Atari_Program_Exchange_Program_Submission_Materials
Topics: Atari. Atari 8-bit, APX, Atari Program Exchange
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Atari Pilot External Specification - Revision E for Atari 400/800 home computers. By Harry B. Stewart.
Topics: Atari computers, Atari 400, Atari 800, Atari Pilot, Pilot programming language, Atari 8-bit...
David's Midnight Magic (1982)(Broderbund)(US)
Topics: ball, atari, magicsave, drop, balls, joystick, bonus, targets, magnet, release, left drop, release...
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Castle Hassle (1983)(Roklan)(US)
Topics: whitecap, joystick, treasures, cartridge, arlington, roklan, castle, game, level, ghost, game play,...
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Atari Game Manual: kampfgruppe
Topics: thr, unit, ihc, ihr, tht, thf, thai, enemy, ihf, ihe map, enemy unit
Atari APX 20048 Video Math Flash Cards Manual
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Topics: math, apx, atari, program, flash, press, version, advanced, computer, screen, math flash, video...
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Manual for Atari Pascal Langauge System, released by Atari Program Exchange, catalog number APX-20102.
Topics: Pascal computer language, Atari Pascal, APX, Atari Program Exchange, APX-20102
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Demon Attack (1982)(Imagic)(US)
Topics: game, games, numdei, highpi, imagic, uie
Icepik Users Guide (1983)(ICECO)[addendum]
Topics: configur, icegraf, icepic, drivers, driver, port, program, versions, diskette, ramos, software...
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3-D Tic-Tac-Toe (1979)(Atari)(US)
Topics: computer, moves, win, move, screen, game, press, square, button, difficulty level, option button,...
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Atari Game Manual: Blue Max
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Manual for the unreleased Atari PILOT II programming language for the Atari 400/800 computersCirca 1982 This product was announced in Atari catalogs as Atari SuperPILOT, but never released.
Topics: Atari PILOT, SuperPILOT, PILOT programming language, Atari 8-bit, Atari 400, Atari 800
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Bug Hunt (1987)(Atari)(US)
Topics: bugs, game, points, bug, wave, accuracy, atari, screen, gun, score, light gun, bug hunt
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by Brock A. Miller, David E. McIntyre, and Eugene A. Klotz
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Documentation for Atari Coin Op FORTH And Swarthmore Extensions by Brock A. Miller, David E. McIntyre, and Eugene A. Klotz. May 31, 1983.This is a programming language that was - as far as I can tell - unreleased to the public until now. Atari Coin Op FORTH seems to be a variant on fig-FORTH.This file contains the manual itself (127 pages) followed by 10 pages of "ephemera" that was in the binder with the manual: - a letter from Gene Klotz to Bob Kahn at Atari - Fig-FORTH editor...
Topics: FORTH programming language, Atari coin-op FORTH, fig-FORTH, atari manual
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by Stephen A. Cohen
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Using Fig-FORTH On The Atari 800 By Stephen A. Cohen
Topics: Atari 800, programming, fig-FORTH, figFORTH, FORTH programming language
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Atari Game Manual: Goonies
Topics: joystick, goonies, screen, pressing, game, press, connect, disk, atari, goonie, second joystick,...
Atari Game Manual: Temple of Apshai Trilogy
Topics: room, apshai, floor, small, dusty, carved, wall, temple, gold, large, air smells, dusty floor, west...
Atari APX 20050 Eastern Front 1941 Manual
Topics: units, unit, combat, atari, russian, computer, program, strength, supply, game, combat strength,...
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Errata sheets for manual for the Atari 400/800 Assembler/Editor cartridge
Topics: Atari 400, Atari 800, Assembler Editor, Assembler/Editor cartridge, manual errata, Atari 8-bit,...
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Deluxe Invaders (1981)(Roklan)(US)
Topics: cartridge, invaders, press, atari, program, joystick, power, computer, switch, start, power switch,...
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Manual for Atari APX-20157 FORTH Turtle Graphics Plusfor use with Extended fig-FORTHby William D. Volk
Topics: FORTH programming language, APX, Atari Programming Exchange, Atari 8-bit, Atari 800, FORTH,...
Atari 400 Home Computer 48K RAM Expansion Kit Installation Instructions
Topics: Atari, Atari 400, 48K
Atari APX 20008 BASIC Program Compressor (MASHER) Manual
Topics: masher, program, atari, basic, disk, variable, ram, software, lines, variables, disk drive,...
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Disk-Pack 1000 (1983)(Alpha Systems)
Topics: disk, sectors, program, screendumper, bad, adjust, atari, menu, ultimenu, load, bad sectors, alpha...
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Atari Game Manual: zork1
Topics: zork, interactive, duncanthrax, flathead, manual, gnome, appendix, instruction, underground,...
Atari Game Manual: ali baba and the forty thieves
Topics: armor, baba, ali, thief, arrow, sword, strength, select, dexterity, diskette, ali baba, elite...
Atari Game Manual: HALLEY PROJECT
Topics: halley, landing, joystick, radar, planet, screen, viewing, destination, mission, solar, radar...
Atari Game Manual: Lode Runner (Commodore Atari)
Topics: disk, game, lode, runner, data, joystick, program, press, broderbund, demo, lode runner, data disk,...
Atari APX 20165 Monkey Up A Tree Manual
Topics: monkey, apx, atari, program, tree, computer, press, programs, cassette, grande, apx computer, joe...
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Atari Easyfind Manual
Topics: easyfind, disk, file, search, option, display, record, atari, press, enter, disk drive, sierra...
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Manual for the Atari 8 Bit computer cassette based software States & Capitols released in 1980.
Topics: Atari, Manual, 8bit
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by Allan W.
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Atari XEP80 Interface Module Owner's Manual
Topics: Atari, XE, 800, XEP80, 80, column, Interface, Owner's, Manual, 8-bit
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Atari Game Manual: spy hunter
Topics: spy, joystick, enemy, screen, cable, weapons, tor, hunter, fire, color, spy car, dual control, spy...
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Atari APX 20096 Letterman Manual
Topics: letterman, atari, diskette, program, apx, word, select, secret, computer, version, secret word,...
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Atari CXL4005 Video Easel Manual
Topics: return, press, screen, joystick, hit, quad, design, cartridge, cursor, ibeam, return return, hit...
Atari Game Manual: conflict in vietnam
Topics: nva, arvn, vietnamese, units, american, variant, artillery, unit, battalion, gnd, north vietnamese,...
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Atari Game Manual: gato
Topics: press, enemy, periscope, patrol, quadrant, chart, gato, radar, torpedoes, log, patrol area, control...
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by Atari
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Atari 820 Field Service ManualAtari publication FD100048
Topics: Atari 820, Atari 40 column printer, Atari 400, Atari 800, Atari 8-bit, Atari manual
Atari ANALOG Computing Pocket Reference Card
Topics: cfl, graphics, bak, color, pfo, pfi, ooo, char, asc, mode, graphics point, point graphics, bak...
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Atari Game Manual: Bismark
Topics: game, bismarck, joystick, screen, swordfish, fire, press, ships, torpedo, map, fire button, action...
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Atari Game Manual: spy vs spy
Topics: spy, joystick, atari, disk, trapulator, briefcase, spies, room, traps, commodore, joystick button,...